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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 15, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THjfc 'O-AILV THURSDAY, APRIL IS, 1915 Siberia DAILY AND WEEKLY. tUBSCRlPTION RATES: tally, delivered, per year Daily, by. mall, per year 3.C by mail, per year..... 1.0 TELEPHONES: Business Ofllce Editorial Office Buchanan John z Director Business Manager THE GREAT MOVE COMING So for as one can size up iho siiun- liuii oE the Allied armies in Europe is it stands at the present moment It is. quite apparent'that the capture of.ths finnl passes of tLe CarpBth by the Russians, nnd the beginning ui1 tbeir march on Budapest, Tviii be the signal for tbe forward movement of the British and French on the west. It is a mutter of but a short time be- fore tte Slav forces will be swar doivn upon the plains of Huugary- "When this happens, French and Joffre are ready to wave the sword for the advance of their armies. So strongly entrenched DOW are the Allied troops sh. France and Belgium Uint there is very little danger of the Germans Eiicceeding in any offensive movement which-they-may be planning. On the other hand, the Allies have been able to pour fresh troops into the field so fsst that iiieir reserves have been greatly Increased.in strength. When the Russians are storming at the cutpcsts of Budapest, the Germans iyiJ] be righting to retain their Jasr ibe-hold in Belgium. SHADE OF OLD'TIME PIKATE.- SHOULD MAKE THIS CHANGE II Is certainly to be hoped thai the postal authorities at Guana will take into consideration the very reasonable request of the Lethhrldge Board of Trade and similar organizations that letters do Dot happen tc hear the new war stamp wliea mailed, should nol be "dead hut should be forwarded as underpaid lel- iers, and the amount due collected at Tlie other end. It is, of course, only a. matter of time before everybody TVIH have ac- customer! himself to the duty of af- fixing the extra sUmp. tesaa- time, the very natural rcrgeifnineEs mankind will be'responsible for niazjy slips, and tile "dead lette'ring" of quantities of very important communi- cations. Farmers.prailcularlr are liable to be the sufferers from this rather unjust regulation. A farmer 'who has been in. the field all weet is not likely to open hia maU'ihis Tveefc until Saturday ilight or Sunday. Possibly in tha meantime, a better bas been mailed by liim to an implement firm with some payent or otnec iportant The letter does not bear the war stap. To' the ds'aij letter office it goes. This only illustrates what may hap- pen in' hundreds or cases within the [ev aeelts. .Other cities are agitating clean-up diys. Why not LetDbridge -This IE the day you lick everything In.sight, especially 'war stamps. Tremier McBride Is confined to his bed vln .London Buffering from'a cnill. Evidently England even couldn't cure ninvdf'liia case of .cold. >eei. Au Indianapolis judge was sent to prison for crookedness in elections. The judge will now possess a new sense of justice. Staifordvllle citizens as a whole do not bfc'ifeve'in annexation. And when it .comes'to'annexing highways and byways, they draw the line tighter ?Jtfir is the time for the firmer lo get DUHY and locate any cutworms that Jnay be lying in wait for hii crop. And when he finds them be ihould give Uum a, good of Paris green. lUly has agreed to support the en- tente powers in Serbia's claim for an outlet on the Adriatic. That should settle -which way the cat will jump but it doesn't tell ffhen said cat wli; nilly jump. Villa bas been checked .by Carranza. nut denies it's so bad as reported. VlMa has been reading some accounts IED CMSS tr UOSPJTAI.S. w wiw. We will send two ]ilb. tins pott paid to 31-15 any addreit in England or France for BOVR1L UNITE. 25-27 SL Peter SLIWontrcaL Tells Vivid Story of the Bombardment of Forts Protecting the Dardanelles The police rorce of ccn further reduced Ironi l-l to CJmuak KnilesBi, Dardanelles, March two hours the hillsides front- Ing on thn Dardanelles resounded to- day ivltli two crash 1115 thunder of a bombardment, the erentust effort uo far mnde by the Al'iied fleet to sllenco Llic forts south ol' Ihla place-, and Kllld Bahr, ou the European shore, The bom ban! in cut started about 12.15 ip. the afternoon nnd continued imtii shortly after four o'clock, and for two hourp nf that time explosion followed explosion so closely that it difficult to separate the detona- tions from the reverberations of the preceding ones. When, shortly after 12.30 the Turkish batteries in the Iliiinidioh Urandon has Medjidieli forts added their Quota of noise to the bedlam, the very foun- entire niountftluslde In clouda of smoke and dust, tlio fumes from the exploding aliclla carried northward hy a gentle breeze slioirJuf in fieparatu Btratu. Gi-ailunlty the gunners of Che sliiys seemed to loae the preclHlon which had marked their earlier efforts. Soon the shells flow wide of their targols. At 4.10 tho last sheila dropped Into tae Dardnnellog between Channk Kal. essi and Kllld Bahr. The dny'a worlc endod. 12 (Vfter a decade ol e-vpprnnpntiiig, a lull, Quebec, scientist claims lie lias ounil A substitute for gasoline. Hopkins, Ii2, one most respected formerly man- ging editor of the New Yock Her- Id, in dead. Vylmet, Ontario's, itizcns, is dead. .Donald Nicholson, datlon of tha anueul shores of the Hellespont seemed to rock ami sway. Leaping Tongues of Fire Out of the horizon, yards dis taut, the dense bunk of blac hovered, like a tlirflatening pull, the folds of which leaped long yel- low tongues of ag- ents of destruction had been sent their "way. Around Fort HamltliRh 'SHORTY" LYONS DID NOT SHOOT TO KILL BLAIR Walla Walla. Wnsli., April warden .of the state penlteutlury de- clines to give tlie name of the wan who made the confession to the Blair murder, saying Canadian officials fire a.UD Llieir wny Ucrix tQ identlEJ' nlm- Ttl0 k'smoi-p I mnn limn for Becond degree all from KII1S and says he has worried enough about the crime, and wants to have it over with. He says the brakemiiu ordered him off a conch, nnd he fired to hit his hfuid. in which the railroad man held a lantern, and not to kill him. It is believed the confessed ninrderer ig not in prison under his right name. He black columns of earth and snioko Jeane Viala, a Frenchman 18 years rose allti the about Fort Alcd- I ngc, fell 175.1cet down a slopo at: jidjen allfl the otbeL. W0rhg of Kiiitl mine, Sheep Lrcek, B. j Bahr were at entirely enveloped _ atiirday. Death was mstanlancouB. ia lhe [limRB of lae fiays he not ftnown In Calgary, One hundred and fifty aliens, chiefly cf British. Dozens of water- but ,wns.1Uiero. Vustrians, arc to be interned in Van-1 spouts, propelled akvward by the force the country He made rojeotlles stood in confewion Sunday, but the mo- onver during the period of the war o prevent their re-turn 1o Europe. W. P. Huston, of Winnipeg, has ntercd suit against the C.N.R. to ccover the value of timber elonging to him that 'he alleges was trtit by tlie C.iV.H. the exploding projei tlie sirait between Canak and Kalessi' nnd Kllid Uahr. Over it all 'lay the brislit sunsliine of ail Ideal spring day. The correspondent had found cover behind a deserted artillery opau'ia- meut, about 500 yards from the Ham- live for tlie same Is not. known, appears to be O.K. I en says. He REVELSTOKE FIRE INCENDIARY Tlie Higgs National Bank, thclarg-j linaucial institution in Washing-j in, have begun legal proceedings gainst Secretary McAdoo and Comp- ollcr .pi Currency L be were Br itlsb "two and one of the by H' Gordon' actlnE as of Insur an lavestigntion conducted el them to from alleged' cf- more, the river lib Trie is being dani- med, so that certain sluice gates city, nre reconstructing the formidable j are closed, wide stretches of-the sur-- fcnressjit Istein, five mfleVfrom.liere, rouuduig counlp- can" be'flooded. Observers in Baele are expressing g Rhine. The barracks Inside clie fortress have been completely pulled down, and extensive barracks to the opinion that preparaticns are Ju anticipation ,.pt a. French of- fensive being successful. forts to rniiJ its business. "Cecil I'Eoli, a South .American and the first aviator to fiy over, the An- des mountains, Tvas killed' at the United States army aviation field-at College Park, while making a vertical dive own invention. a machine of his HAMIDIEH'S GERMAN CAPTAIN HAS BtTSY DAYS AHEAD ine, boles: There will.be a.goocl roads conven- iibn at Dauphin (in April 21. Mayor II. B. ff. will speak. were French. type The others Misiilea on Forts irauce at Cama- pllx, on Monday.anil Tuesday. Twen- ty-four witnesses were' examined by Gortloa and-by G, S-, Slowly.they steamed within about Acting Foreet-Mlllii of 'British, Limited, the...company to which .worth of lumber and much of the other property, belonged, but no chip, to the'Identity of the in- cendiary was secured. The picture shpWs Ktttiritz and the Turkish ottlcers in command of the Turkish cruiser Hamidieh: PRINCE HENRY, THE KIXG'S THIRD SON, IN AN O. T. C. The 1'rincc Is the -third from the left, He la uhowA -wllh Wonlane luril at work taking an t yartis, ar.U tlien opened fire, first on- some Turkish howluer bat- teries hidden in tlie hills off tile Eu- ropean aud Asintic shores, anil then upon Port' Fort Hamidieh Fort Aledjidieh and the tt-orks.cn tlie edge near Killd Bahr. For a -while the Turkish forts did not reply, but the howitzers did their best to an- noy the Allied fleet. One of the shlai of the Agamemnon type steered a lit- tle too far north during one of its ev- olutions and came to a point- reel off Fort Hamidieh. From behind the-traverses, covered With 'the greenest of green grass rose suddenly four'columns of follow- ed by as many balls; of reddish smoke, and through the air shrieked four large shells.- One of them exploded not more than BO 'yards ahead of u British another fell n little short amidships; 'the third dropped astern the craft, and the fourth fell trifle behind tlie third. A sali'o Jrom the British .vessel was tlio reply. The air was filled with the defenlns crash of the explosion, with shrieking, moaning, howling fragments of the shri-is. Otlier shells followed. Two of thorn hit tlie'ground between the epaulemeut and the earthworks of Fort Haraldieh. Another struck be- llnd a large building, east ot the Kale Sultanie tower. Two more landed- nenr Fort Hamidieh. The roof of the barracks building in the yard of tue fort partly -wrecked. Germans Driven to Cover The artillery was now general. Three'of the 'long range pieces In Fort Medjidieh harked. In- dustriously-.. Fort Dardnmis was heard Its gunners were driven into cover by a terrific cannonade. Fort Medjidieh' continued to show bad tem- per, and Fort'Hamidieh fired another, volley.. Men 'were .under cover, either awe- to the point of selt-oblivion'hy-tho terrible spectacle. The Allies "later, concentrated .tbeir. fire on the Kalid IJahr works and Fort at'times tho REDUCTION 11 CABIN RATE {50 ALL STEAMERS JJontreRl-Liverjiool Service METAGAMA (New) .'..May 7 MISSANABIE (New) ..M.y 21 METAGAMA (New) ...June 4 S.S. MISSANABIE .....Junl 11 METAGAMA ....'..July 2 For full particular, apply any Railway .or Stejrnihip or W. C. CASEY, Generil Agent 210 Portage Avenue, Winnlptj. DONALDSON UHE Large Twin-Screw Sallingi ko from Europe. REDUCTION il CABIN RATE AUL STEAMERS From From. May 15...CASSANDRA...April 30 June 9.....ATHENIA.....May Junt 16.-CASSANDRA1-----June 1 Full In'ornijtion from any or TAgent or M. E. General Agent. i. Winnipeg 349 Main Str.et Vancouver 531 Granvllle fitroet THE CANADIAN BAN1K OF COMMERCE HAS INSTALLED SAFET Y DEPOSIT -'BOXES. LODGE Uills.TitJe Deeds, Insurance 01 oUier valuables in one ot these boxei rrnrrarai irVOlpunor AMT Lethbridge Branch R. T, Brymner, Mgr. ;